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Product Momentum Podcast: Continuous Learning from the Best Minds in Product Leadership

68 / Design Thinking’s Double-Edged Sword

For people who love their work as much as UX designers do, it can be easy to get “lost in the sauce,” tackling projects for the love of the craft as opposed to applying your craft to solving complex problems for the benefit of others. Design thinking helps keep us centered on our customers’ needs. … Continued

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Scott Berkun
Author, Speaker

67 / Innovation Through Digital Anthropology

For product people, a big part of the job is understanding not only what motivates our users, but also the systems they are tied to – and how those two things tie together. As it turns out, the bond that connects them is formed by the tools we build and the best practices we develop … Continued

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Ali Colleen Neff
Anaplan

66 / Key Elements that Foster the Product Mindset

There is an ongoing evolution in organizations toward an emphasis on the customer experience with your product versus a steady delivery of flashy new features. The former focuses on outcomes, while the latter embraces outputs, perhaps better known as “feature bloat” or “experience rot.” In this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast, Sean is joined … Continued

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Marc Abraham
ASOS

65 / The Creation of Culture as a Competitive Advantage

What job are product leaders really paid to do? When you boil it all down, leaders are paid to deliver results. Quantitative, which many believe are more easily measured. And qualitative, which invites the notion of organizational culture: much more difficult to measure, but more important in today’s world than ever before. In this episode … Continued

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Chalmers Brothers
Author, Speaker, Leadership Coach

64 / Managing User Feedback to Prioritize Your Product Roadmap

Product leaders need to be astute prioritizers. That means we have to say no – a lot. To the sales rep begging us to build “the next big thing.” And to the customer account rep pleading for a flashy new feature. Our response to these cries for help is, “Make your case. Tell me why. … Continued

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Keith Frankel
Parlor